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Ryan Trimm

Sweet Grass | Next Door | Sunrise
Memphis, TN

Chef Ryan Trimm was in born in Pittsburgh, PA. He moved to Memphis at the age of twelve and went on to study English and Business at Ole Miss. Ryan has cooked in Pittsburgh, Oxford, MS; and Charleston. He attended Johnson and Wales and considers his years spent at S.N.O.B. the most influential in his career.

Ryan moved back to Memphis in 2005 to work at the Grove Grill. Ryan opened Sweet Grass in 2010. The following year he opened Sweet Grass Next Door. Chef and his staff focus on traditional southern ingredients, whole animal butchery, fresh local vegetables and fruits, and well sourced seafood. 

Sweet Grass has won Best New Restaurant and Best Bar in multiple Memphis publications. The restaurant has been acclaimed in USA Today, Delta Sky Miles, New York Times and National Geographic Travel. Ryan was nominated for Food and Wine’s Peoples’ Best New Chef 2011.